Category Archives: University of Toronto

Statement from President Meric Gertler re: CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Strike

TORONTO, ON – The past several weeks have been a troubling time for all of us. Faculty, staff and students have been respectful of the collective bargaining process and both CUPE 3902 Unit 1 and the University have tried to … Continue reading

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U of T and CUPE Reach New Tentative Agreement

TORONTO, ON – The University of Toronto announced that CUPE 3902 Unit 1 and the University have reached a new tentative agreement. “We are very pleased that we have reached a tentative agreement,” said Professor Cheryl Regehr, the University’s vice-president … Continue reading

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New ranking places U of T first in Canada, 16th in world

TORONTO, ON: The University of Toronto remains number one in Canada and jumps to 16th in the world in a prestigious ranking of universities with the best academic reputations released March 11. The fifth annual Times Higher Education’s World Reputation … Continue reading

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Agreement ratified between U of T and CUPE 3902 Local Unit 3

TORONTO, ON: The University of Toronto is pleased to advise that an agreement between the University and CUPE 3902 Unit 3 has been ratified by its members. CUPE 3902 Unit 3 represents sessional instructors, writing instructors and other short-term teaching … Continue reading

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U of T Disappointed as CUPE Launches Strike

TORONTO: March 1, 2015: The University of Toronto is disappointed that CUPE has chosen to take its members out on a strike that threatens to disrupt the studies of thousands of students. The University and the CUPE bargaining team reached … Continue reading

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Renowned human rights advocate, banking boss and film legends among those set to receive honourary U of T degrees

TORONTO, ON — Track star Abby Hoffman raised the bar for women in sport, Mark Carney helped Canada weather the first financial storm of the 21st century and Frank McKenna strengthened the country’s ties with the U.S.  Beyond our borders, … Continue reading

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Michael Wilson re-elected U of T Chancellor

TORONTO – The Honourable Michael H. Wilson, a former Canadian ambassador to the United States and federal Minister of Finance and leading volunteer with a range of community and research organizations, has been re-elected to serve a second term as … Continue reading

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University of Toronto President joins MaRS board of directors

TORONTO, ON – MaRS Discovery District is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Meric Gertler, President of the University of Toronto, to its board of directors. “Professor Gertler’s unique international perspective and exceptional contributions to the fields of economic … Continue reading

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UTEST program bends career road for Granata Decision Systems’ founders

TORONTO, ON – MaRS Innovation and the University of Toronto (U of T) are pleased to announce that the founders of Granata Decision Systems Inc., a graduate of the University of Toronto Early-Stage Technology (UTEST) start-up incubator program, have joined … Continue reading

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Planets outside our solar system more hospitable to life than thought

TORONTO, ON – A study by astrophysicists at the University of Toronto suggests that exoplanets — planets outside our solar system — are more likely to have liquid water and be more habitable than we thought. “Planets with potential oceans could have a climate … Continue reading

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